Mysticism and Dissent: Socioreligious Thought in Qajar Iran

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Syracuse University Press, 1982 - History - 228 pages
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This history examines the complex origins of religious dissent in 19th-century Qajar Iran (known to Westerners as Persia), and how it provided a mood and attitude which led to far-reaching political dissent, culminating in the establishment of a new government in 1906.
 

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Contents

Shia and the Tradition of Dissent in Islamic Thought
1
The Secularization of Dissent in Shia Thought
133
The Triumph of Secularization
177
Notes
197
Bibliography
213
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Bayat is an idependent scholar. She has taught at the University of Bonn (Germany), Harvard University, the University of Iowa, MIT, and the University of Shiraz (Iran).

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